Hornby R3716

BR, Merchant Navy Class, 4-6-2, 35022 'Holland America Line' - Era 4

Manufacturer catalogue image

Prototype Era
Era 4 (1948 to 1956) British Railways Early Crest

Manufacturer description

35023 Holland America Line entered traffic on 9 October, 1948 and was named at a ceremony at Southampton Docks on 24 January, 1949. Repainted into British Railways experimental Steam Blue in July 1950, by the beginning of February 1952 the locomotive had reverted to British Railways Green and it was in this livery that 35023 Holland America Line was sent to BR's Test Facility at Rugby in order to work on improvements to the operation of the class.

Catalogue listing

Brand:
Hornby
Product Code:
R3716
RRP:
£179.99
Release date:
2019

Model details

Colour
Green
DCC status
DCC Ready 8 pin socket
Finish
Pristine
Gauge
OO
Livery
Lined Green with Early Emblem
Minimum radius curve
2nd Radius (438mm)
Motor
5 Pole Skew wound
Name
Holland America Line
Running number
35022

Prototype information

Locomotive class*
Merchant Navy Class
Operator
British Railways
Motive power
Steam
Wheel arrangement
4-6-2
Designer
OVS Bulleid
Built
1941-1949

* Class names often change over the lifespan of a locomotive, so this is not necessarily the class name used by the operator in the period modelled.

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